Movies like Finding Lenny

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Finding Lenny (2009)
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Finding Lenny (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Everything happens for a reason" - on his 50th birthday, Lenny Vincent is fired from his job as a sports writer for a daily newspaper, his wife of 19 years leaves him for a much younger man and he and his best friend Dave are caught in a gang heist at a restaurant. He ends up being hi-jacked by the gang and dumped in a rural village. Here he befriends the local chief and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime; helping to reunite the chief's warring sons, fighting a money grabbing property company from turning the chief's land into a golf course, coaching the village soccer team and ultimately.. finding himself!
Plot: football, midlife crisis, african tribe, soccer, sport
Place: africa, south africa

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Most similar movies to Finding Lenny

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about football, soccer, midlife crisis, friendship, sport, family relations and satire mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Finding Lenny: The Game (2008), Lady Football (1983), African Time (2014), United (2003), Penalty Kick (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Game (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A funny comedy about the Russian footfall team and their adventures during the World Cup.
Plot: soccer, world cup, talent, football, police officer, gay, sport, car, football field, injury
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Lady Football (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Italy in the early 1980s, a Brazilian football ace is afflicted by nostalgia for his country and for his beautiful girlfriend.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: soccer, brazilian, female nudity, farce, football
Time: 80s
Place: italy
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86%
Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What do you get when you take some of the funniest people in South Africa and put them on the same stage? That's the question Trevor Noah answered with SA's first Nationwild tour! Featuring the likes of Dusty Rich, Dillan Oliphant, Robby ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: live performance, comedian, satire, stand up comedian, live audience
Place: south africa
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75%
African Time (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This story humorously uses different events to explore the habit of late coming among Africans. While addressing some of the challenges that several Africans face with being on time, the story also unveils how to combat the infamous African Time. ...
Plot: african, abroad, time, immigration, engagement, late for work
Place: africa
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Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: MR. BONES 2: BACK FROM THE PAST, is the story of Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland who is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, obsessive quest, misfit, disorder, nothing goes right, curses spells and rituals, sent to the future, heroes, escapades, save the day, silly humor, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
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55%
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United (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kåre is a youth coach with aspirations to become the greatest football player ever like his idol, Bryan Robson. However, his dreams are starting to take a toll on his relationship with his girlfriend, Anna.
Plot: soccer, football, love, child driving car, kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Penalty Kick (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, Colombia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: How far does a soccer fan goes for his beloved national team? Mariano Cárdenas will risk his job, wife and family to support his soccer team during the World Cup qualifiers.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: sports fan, soccer, soccer match, soccer fan, absurd humor, satire, husband wife relationship, football, relationship problems, family relations, humour, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
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Football Crazy (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A small-time soccer referee gets the chance of a lifetime when he gets to referee a major-league game. He becomes a celebrity because and suddenly finds himself having to choose between his future as a referee and the temptations that come his ...
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, soccer match, football, sex, female nudity, referee, postman, soccer, male nudity, sicilian, ambulance ...
Place: palermo italy, sicily
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49%
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Change Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about an ordinary man searching for the fulfillment of dreams and emotions. Well-known Belgrade dentist lives in long and happy marriage. As a fulfilled and happy man, he despises all his friends who are struggling with the "backward ...
Plot: midlife crisis, older man younger woman relationship, cheating wife, dentist, premarital sex, nightclub, plastic surgery, husband wife relationship, latex gloves
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Meet the Malawas (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A news anchor, a comedian, an actress, and a soccer player with big egos have to travel across the globe to meet the Malawa tribe for a TV show.
Style: captivating, feel good, light, funny, humorous ...
Plot: travel, safari, adventure, wildlife, nature, nothing goes right, african tribe, wild animal, beautiful scenery, peril, survival, friendship ...
Place: africa
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45%
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Soccer Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, starting over, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, sport team, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, contests and competitions, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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44%
Pros and Cons: A Fantasy Football Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Jack will do anything to win his league - even take out his opponents players. Jack Snow is a family man obsessed with winning his high stakes fantasy football league. He's a huge fan of fantasy football and professional football, but his wife ...
Style: buddy movie
Plot: professional, job, office, fan, football, gambling, sport, bar, laughter
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42%
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A Better You (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hypno-therapist in midlife crisis must tackle his own personal challenges before helping others and getting joint custody of his kids.
Plot: family relations, hypnosis, midlife crisis, custody, custody battle, doctor patient relationship, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, disorder, revolution, couples, infidelity, cons and scams, down on your luck, culture clash, rebelliousness, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Maniacs (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Commedia all'italiana consisting of a series of brief comic sketches based on manias, mainly sexual, featuring several figures of Italian society.
Plot: burglar, soccer, stripper, female nudity, prostitute, hitchhiking, interview, antique
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39%
Amore, bugie e calcetto (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven friends have a passion: every week they play futsal. Each of them forget the everyday's trouble playing futsal.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: group of friends, satire, humour, friends, friendship, escapades, sport, football player, football, play
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Turkey Bowl (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 30-something urbanite is pulled back to his rural hometown by his high school buddies on Thanksgiving to finish The Turkey Bowl - an epic football game against their cross town rivals that was snowed out fifteen years prior.
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, touching, meditative ...
Plot: football, friendship, small town, friendship between men, small town life, sport, lifestyle, life philosophy, culture clash, society, unlikely friendships, social relations ...
Place: turkey
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37%
 5.3
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Lotto (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jørgen manages the lotto club at the factory where he works. If you ask him, he would say he is a good person, even better than most. Then one day, he has to share a three million kroner jackpot with his friends, and his high morals are put to the ...
Plot: money, airport, soccer, vacation, winner, hammock, swimming pool
Place: thailand
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Perfect People (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After many years of marriage Ken and Barbara decide to change their way of living radically. In order to become more attractive they submit themselves not only under modern diets and physical education but also try plastic surgery.
Plot: parents daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, rejuvenation, diet, plastic surgery, midlife crisis, modern life, jogging, exercising
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
O Parthenokynigos (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An employee of an insurance company, Hercules (Sotiris Moustakas) undertakes with the help of two friends (Stathis Psaltis and Antonis Papadopoulos) to protect the chastity of his daughter (Katie Finos) an entrepreneur (Yiannis Michalopoulos). The ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, college student, insurance agent, disguise, arab, virginity, old woman, football
Time: 80s
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36%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, couples, thirtysomething life, family problems, restaurant, family relations, suburbs, sexual relations, boss and employee, eccentric family, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Inspector Tahar's Holiday (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Moussa Haddad.
Plot: vice squad, married woman, porter, stealing a car, cross dressing, magic show, tourism, hotel, tourist, tourist guide, talking to oneself in a mirror, running out of gas
Time: 70s
Place: africa, tunisia, algeria
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36%
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Mr. Bones (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A medicine man is sent looking for the son of his tribal king, and brings back an American golfer and a host of goons intent on keeping him in the golf tournament.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: golf, obsessive quest, ambition, disorder, oracle, rivalry, escapades, wizards and magicians, farce, golfer, tribe, african tribe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Aislados (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrià arrives at the port of San Antonio in Ibiza. No one has come to collect it. He s searchs "the Frenchman's house" in Santa Agnès, a town in the interior of the island, where Kike expect to spend the weekend. During those days, ...
Plot: friendship, talking about masturbation, friendship between men, midlife crisis, frenchman, conversation, dialogue driven
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 2K
Holy Goalie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young priest coaches a team of uncoordinated monks in order to win a soccer tournament and save their monastery from being turned into a hotel.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Plot: religion, soccer, priest, monk, football, football player, soccer fan, soccer match, football team, playing football, soccer coach, sport competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, spain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Spanish Actress for Russian Minister (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A love story between a mythical Russian minister and an opportunist TV series actress.
Plot: spy, bullfighting, actress, suicide, mistaken identity, travel, tragedy, bathhouse, scam, soccer
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sexual Life of the Belgians Part 4: Pleasure and Hysteria (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A director in his midlife-crisis wants to start a new movie and he invites twelve actresses in his flat in Brussels. Every actress tries to convince him of her talent. The director tries to seduce them at the same time but this is not what they ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, male female relationship, attempted seduction, seduction, nudity (full frontal - brief), actor's life, hysteria, psychoanalysis, belgian, marxism
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium, brussels
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34%
Dr. Ravi & Mr. Hyde (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Like many men his age, Dr. Ravi finds himself halfway through his life having not yet achieved the greatness he anticipated. Sure, he could buy a sports car or find a hot, young babe to help him through his midlife crisis, but Dr. Ravi yearns for ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, midlife crisis, dream, filmmaking, novelist
Place: south africa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Touch of Grey (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Barb has the perfect life, or so she's been told. Somewhere down the road, she's gained a husband, kids and a career, but lost her freedom and passion for life. In an attempt to recapture the innocence of her carefree days, Barb calls her ...
Plot: female friendship, frustration, middle aged, all female cast, family relations, friendship, marriage, midlife crisis, female bonding, adultery, reunion
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bakgat! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Katrien (Cherié van der Merwe) is dumped by her boyfriend, high school rugby star Werner (Altus Theart), so he can focus his energy on the sport. To get even, she makes a bet with her friends that she can make a star out of the school's ...
Plot: geek, high school, rugby, truck, mockery, motorcycle, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage boy, teenager, gay stereotype, nerd ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%